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Virtual Nurturing Families In Recovery

By on September 20, 2020 in Reoccurring Events

This is an interactive 9-week parenting course. Open to any parenting member of a family in recovery. Participants will: Explore the needs of individuals struggling with substance use disorders Focus on skill building and coping strategies Strengthen family bonds so that families can heal together When: Mondays, 6-8:30pm, October 19th – December 14th, 2020 (must […]

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Massachusetts Opioid Screening & Awareness Day

By on September 16, 2020 in Events
Massachusetts Opioid Screening & Awareness Day

A free, virtual event: town hall, screening, and referral on September 22, 2020 from 9am to 11am. Participants will be able to learn from experts and patients with lived experience about opioid use disorder and treatment and take an anonymous, interactive screening. To sign up for the town hall, visit: www.mcleanhospital.org/opioid-screening. The town hall will […]

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September Weekly Local Programs and Groups

By on September 3, 2020 in Events
September Weekly Local Programs and Groups

The Cape Cod Family Resource Center and Cape Cod Neighborhood Support Coalition collaborate to compile and distribute a monthly list for the benefit of Cape and Islands families and professionals who support them.  They include workshops, classes, support groups, and other resources that they believe adhere to best practices:  however, we suggest that you consider […]

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Back-to-School Anxiety During COVID: How to help kids handle fears and gain independence

By on September 2, 2020 in Articles
Back-to-School Anxiety During COVID: How to help kids handle fears and gain independence

Children who are heading back to the classroom this fall are facing unusual challenges, and one of them is anxiety about being separated from their families after months of togetherness. For some kids it will trigger separation anxiety, in addition to the anxiety they may feel about leaving their safe harbor from the pandemic. “Kids […]

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Falmouth Food Distributions Calendar

By on September 2, 2020 in Events
Falmouth Food Distributions Calendar

September 2020 food distributions in Falmouth.

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Preparing for Back-to-School Success: How to set kids up to thrive, despite the uncertainties

By on September 1, 2020 in Articles
Preparing for Back-to-School Success: How to set kids up to thrive, despite the uncertainties

There’s still a great deal of uncertainty surrounding school openings this fall. Remote learning, in-person classes, some of both? But even if you don’t know quite what school will look like this year, there are still things you can do to set your child up to succeed. Set Boundaries First, parents should be clear on […]

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Mental Health While Black: A Panel discussion

By on August 18, 2020 in Events
Mental Health While Black: A Panel discussion

Toy Burton of Roxbury, MA lost her sister, Denita Shayne Morris, in 1986 to suicide at the age of 23. In 2017, Ms. Burton started the organization, DeeDee’s Cry, after she noticed that organizations that focus on suicide prevention still didn’t have events in communities of color, despite suicide being the 2nd leading cause of […]

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Virtual Nurturing Fathers Workshop Series

By on August 6, 2020 in Reoccurring Events

This interactive 12-week virtual class offers dads the opportunity to enhance their fatherhood skills. Dads will: address their family history create a vision for the father they choose to be learn discipline skills that teach respect, not fear learn how to understand their child’s/children’s feelings\ Fall 2020 class schedule: September 16 – December 9. No […]

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New MassSupport Website Offers COVID-19 Specific Resources and Services

By on August 5, 2020 in Articles
New MassSupport Website Offers COVID-19 Specific Resources and Services

The new MassSupport Network website is now available, offering COVID-19 specific resources and services for people of all ages living in Massachusetts. MassSupport.org includes information on crisis counselors who are able to listen to personal stories and connect callers to the support services and resources they may need. Call 888-215-4920 or email [email protected] to learn […]

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How to Set Priorities This School Year: What to do when you can’t do it all

By on August 5, 2020 in Articles

As school across the country reopen with a patchwork of remote and inperson learning, many parents are wondering how they’re going to make it all work. Between complex school schedules, parents’ own work responsibilities and the ongoing stress and uncertainty of the coronavirus crisis, the reality is that this year will be very different and, […]

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